Business Events Scheduled For Friday

By The Associated Press

Major business events and economic events scheduled for Friday:

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases employment data for January, 8:30 a.m. Eastern.

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for January, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases construction spending for December, 10 a.m.

DETROIT â¿¿ Automakers release vehicle sales for January.

Chevron Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Exxon Mobil Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Mattel Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Merck & Co. Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Panasonic, the Japanese electronics maker, reports quarterly financial results.

BRUSSELS â¿¿ European data service Eurostat releases December unemployment figures for the eurozone and the broader European Union.

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